United Nations rejects Trump push for Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Defeat of globalism is big story of 2017

Defeat of globalism is big story of 2017

The 21 countries that were absent from voting on the resolution were: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, El Salvador, Georgia, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Mongolia, Myanmar, Republic of Moldova, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome-Principe, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Timor Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Zambia.

"You can be sure we'll continue to look at ways to increase the UN's efficiency while protecting our interests", she added.

Australia's refusal to vote on the issue could affect relations between them and the United States following Trump's plea for further cooperation against China.

The US will explore possible actions against the condemnation of the United Nations General Assembly to its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said today.

News of the leaner operations comes days after a widespread rebuke by United Nations member countries on President Trump's controversial decision to deem Jerusalem the capital of Israel.

Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the UN said that "The United States will remember this day", going on to mention that this action will influence how the USA gives further contributions to the UN.

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA), in a statement here December 22 described the resolution as a moral victory of Palestinian people and a setback to the American imperialism and hegemony in the world. It did not pass when the US used its veto.

The US decision has triggered a series of protests in the occupied Palestinian territories and around the world.

She also put up a list on Twitter, thanking countries who didn't defy the United States decision.

Israel was the only country that praised the US decision.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned the US veto of Egypt's draft resolution over Jerusalem on Monday. Truth defeated lies. Thank you, President Trump. Haley immediately responded by threatening to reduce America's United Nations funding.

Mr Netanyahu said that despite the outcome "Jerusalem would always be our capital". Welcoming the world body's move to denounce the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, senior separatist and president Anjuman Shar-ee Shian Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvitermedthe resolution as "encouraging" and described it as a moral victory of Palestinian people and "a setback to the American imperialism and hegemony in the world and also extension of its support to ruthless Israel by ordering the shifting of its embassy from Tal-Aviv to Jerusalem". "It is something that has to be done", Trump stated.

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